Clean Ingredients, Dairy Free, Gluten Free Dessert, GMO's and Organic Foods, Healthy Kids Recipes, Recipes

Gluten-Free Healthier Peanut Butter Cups

I have made many versions of homemade peanut butter cups. Fillings of peanut butter and honey to taste, is one I used to make often.  Or sometimes I get fancy and use the filling to my famous peanut butter pie (link). But, once I tried my good friend Melissa's peanut butter cup recipe, I was hooked...

Gluten Free Dessert, Kid's Recipes, Recipes

Xylitol Strawberry Ice Cream

My son was begging me for strawberry ice cream, so I made him this version from my old recipe. We made a very low sweet version with only a 1/4 cup xylitol - also because too much xylitol can affect you .. in an unpleasant way. It's delicious and fresh tasting, and my son loved it. Pictured with a gluten free ice cream cone, which probably negates the sugar-free aspect of the ice cream, ha!

Clean Ingredients, Gluten Free Dessert, Healthy Kids Recipes, Recipes, Whole Food Smoothies

Kid’s Chocolate Hazelnut & “Natural Nutella” Protein Pudding Pops

I make smoothie pops for my son all the time, by making a whole food smoothie, then freezing it in the freezer in silicone pop containers. Recently, we've had to really cut back to almost no fruit and sugar for him, because we are following the advice of our great holistic dentist to re-mineralize his teeth. So, I had to come up with a protein pop that had no sugar, no fruit. Pretty difficult to make a smoothie with no fruit. You can sub any nut butter in this- make them Chocolate Peanut Butter Pops, or Chocolate Almond Butter Pops...

Clean Ingredients, Dairy Free, Gluten Free Dessert, Healthy Kids Recipes, Product Review

Frozen Sugar-free Coconut Water Ice Pops & Norpro Silicone Molds Product Review

Everything gets sweeter when you freeze it. If your kids are low-sweet like mine, then you will appreciate these pops which are just coconut water and lemon juice. You can adjust the sweetness by adding water to your likeness. However, it will still get sweeter after it's frozen so take care! These are also great for rehydrating after surgery or in the summer heat. if you like them sour, you can add more lemon juice.

Birthday Cakes, Free Play, Gluten Free Dessert, GMO's and Organic Foods, Junk-Free Birthday Parties

5th Birthday Skeleton Party: Healthy Snacks, Fun Games, Gluten-Free Skeleton Cookie Cake

As you all know, I love an old fashioned birthday party in the backyard where kids can play as they wish! I serve healthy food, and try to make it fun. I have provided all the links so you can do this yourself, if you wish. When my son wanted a Skeleton Birthday Party, I was excited to dive into this challenge. I only have one child, so I get excited about his birthday parties.